Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Problem with tools/win-setup.sh
From: "Weir, Alan" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2012 14:13:31 -0600
The log indicates that the removal should be benign as it eliminated a warning but in my case (and others based on googling the error message) it prevents the cycwin path from being constructed correctly.

I'm not a cycwin expert - anyone have any insight?

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From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Chris Maynard
Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2012 9:06 AM
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Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Problem with tools/win-setup.sh

Weir, Alan <[email protected]> writes:

> Suspecting a path issue I compared the win-setup.sh from the 1.4 and 1.7
> releases and found that the four lines of the form:
>       DEST_PATH=`cygpath --dos "$2"`
> Had been modified in 1.7 to remove the –dos flag. I
> added this flag back in and re-ran the setup phase without any errors.
> Why was this flag removed?

The log message for r34375 explains why the change was made.
See: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=34375

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